Unissued / Unused material -
Brussels, Belgium. The Coronation ceremony of King Baudouin of Belgium.
GV Members of Parliament rising - pan to the throne pan to King Baudouin arriving and bows to members. LS Ascending to the Throne. LS Members seating themselves. LS Leader of the House addressing the new king. LS Baudouin addressing members, and raising right hand. LS General view members seated, rise and applaud. LS Baudouin receiving applause. LS Several views of members of the house, seated. LS Crowned canopy above the throne. LS Baudouin seated on the the throne addressing the house. LS View of the crowded galleries. LS Baudouin seated on the throne addressing the house. LS Members seated, rise and applaud. LS Baudouin rises from throne. LS Members applauding. CU Baudouin seated on throne reading his speech. (natural sound.) LS Chiefs of Staff (Military). LS Baudouin reading his speech (natural sound.) finishes his speech, rises and bows to the House. LS Baudouin bows to all parts of the house and then leaves. LS Arrival of Baudouin into the House, mounts throne and takes the oath. LS Baudouin on the throne, and reading speech to House.
(Comb. F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 18/07/1951.
NB: name should be spelt King / Prince Baudouin. AH 2002.